Audit, Governance and Standards Committee - Monday 3 June 2024 6.30 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02A - 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH. View directions

Contact: Virginia Wynn-Jones  Email:

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Part A - Open Business

The Chair would like to remind members that prior to the meeting they have the opportunity to inform officers of particular areas of interest relating to reports on the agenda, in order for officers to undertake preparatory work to address matters that may arise during debate.


Apologies for absence

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    To receive any apologies for absence.


Confirmation of voting members

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    A representative of each political group will confirm the voting members of the committee.


Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

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    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear days of the meeting.


Disclosure of interests and dispensations

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    Members to declare any personal interests and dispensation in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.




Governance Conversation: Assistant chief executive, governance and assurance


Internal audit annual report and annual statement of assurance - interim


Internal audit progress report


2023-24 Annual report of the Corporate Anti-Fraud Team, Finance and the Special Investigations Team


External audit plan & strategy for Southwark Council 2023/24


Draft Annual Governance Report 2023-24


Compliance with CIPFA Financial Management code


Annual report on the work and performance of the audit, governance and standards committee in 2023-24


Membership of audit, governance and standards sub-committees for 2024-25

Any other open business as notified at the start of the meeting and accepted by the chair as urgent

Exclusion of press and public

The following motion should be moved, seconded and approved if the sub-committee wishes to exclude the press and public to deal with reports revealing exempt information:


“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1-7, Access to Information Procedure rules of the Constitution.”

Part B - Closed Business